Governor Mike Parson

Governor Parson announces special funding to help Missouri’s youth

Governor Mike Parson announced a special cycle of the Department of Economic Development’s Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) and Youth Opportunities Program (YOP), making $21.8 million available to assist nonprofit organizations and other entities providing services to at-risk youth. “Missouri nonprofits have been a lifeline for many Missourians throughout the COVID-19 crisis, providing critical services during […]

Neighborhood Assistance Program

Area organizations to receive funds through Neighborhood Assistance Program for community development projects

The Department of Economic Development announced Wednesday that it would award $7.3 million through its Neighborhood Assistance Program to nonprofits across Missouri for community development projects. The Neighborhood Assistance Program helps not-for-profit organizations leverage private-sector funds by providing partial state tax credits to businesses that make contributions to approved community improvement projects. The program can […]

Access II Gallatin Fitness and Community Center

Access II Independent Living Center in Gallatin announces plans for Community Wellness Center

Access II Independent Living Center is currently working with a local contractor to finalize plans for a Community Wellness Center. The facility will be built on property already owned by Access II ILC, inside the Industrial Park located off Highway 6 in Gallatin. The 10,000 sq. ft. facility will be open to the public and […]

Chillicothe YMCA

Chillicothe YMCA approved as Neighborhood Assistance Program participant

The YMCA facility in Chillicothe is among approved participants in a Neighborhood Assistance Program project through the Missouri Department of Economic Development. Grand River Area Family YMCA will use tax credit funds to enhance its Y-Pals youth mentoring programs and the Backpack Buddies weekend feeding programs. The latter targets low-income children, families and adults and […]

Trenton, Missouri

Neighborhood Assistance Program grant benefits downtown Trenton

The Trenton Downtown Improvement Association sold the Neighborhood Assistance Program Tax grant credits it received several years ago and TDIA Vice President Cathie Smith describes the NAP grant and its outcome.       Trenton Downtown Improvement Association Secretary Sarah Maloney reviews the application for a low-interest loan.       Maloney says the NAP tax […]

Jamesport Missouri

Community of Jamesport looks to make improvements through tax credits

Jamesport Community Association has received a financial boost to improve facilities at the A.V. Spillman Event Center thanks to being awarded Missouri tax credits under the Neighborhood Assistance Program. Missouri Department of Economic Development approved $176,000 in tax credits for the Jamesport Community Association. The NAP helps not-for-profits raise private-sector funds by providing partial state […]